The Guild's new year starts at the end of May with the election of the Master.

End of May: On the last Friday in May, a bread and cheese lunch at noon precedes the "Hall" which is held at Tuckers Hall, commencing at 1.00pm prompt. This is a meeting of the Court of Assistants to discuss Guild business.  

At the end of this meeting the the new Master is elected, who is sworn in by the Clerk.   At the same time the Under Warden progresses to become the Head Warden and a new Underwarden is elected and also sworn in.

The same evening a banquet is held, the official guests are traditionally the Upper Bailiff of the Worshipful Company of Weavers and The Master of the Society of Merchant Venturers of Bristol. The new Master presides. 

Mid-June: The Head Warden presides over a Livery luncheon at Tuckers Hall.

Mid July: The Master, Wardens and Beadle process with the Lord Mayor to the Lammas Fair

Early October: A banquet is held at Exeter’s Guildhall and this is the only occasion when all members can dine together and bring a personal guest. 

Late October: A banquet is held on a Friday in October in honour of the Lord Mayor of Exeter.   There is no set Friday and it depends on the availability of the Lord Mayor.   The second official guest is the choice of the Master who might be the Master of the Livery Company associated with the Master's trade.

November: Our second “Hall” is held on 5th November.   If the 5th November falls on a Sunday it is held on the following Monday.  A bread and cheese lunch at noon precedes the "Hall" which is held at Tuckers Hall, commencing at 1.00pm prompt. This is a meeting of the Court of Assistants to discuss Guild business. The same evening a Feast is given by the Underwarden for the Court of Assistants. There are no guests at this event.

Nearest Sunday to 11th November - The Master, Wardens and Beadle process from Exeter's Guildhall, with the Lord Mayor, to the War Memorial in Northernhay Gardens for the Civic Remembrance Service.

December: The Master’s Reception is held on the first Friday in December.   This is attended by members, their Ladies and their personal guests.   This reception is kept to a total of 60 people to avoid over-crowding.

February: The Master holds a Ladies Dinner on the first Friday in February for members and their Ladies.  Because of restricted space numbers are limited.  Therefore a record of attendance is kept so that priority can be given to those who did not come on a previous occasion.

March: This is our principal banquet given on a Friday to suit the Masters of the Draper's and Clothworker's Companies who traditionally, are accompanied by their Clerk's.  

April: The Head Warden presides over a Livery Dinner with the principal and second guest being a local dignitary or business leader

May:The Master attends The Devon County Show and presents the Young Farmers Shearing Cup.

The Dinners and Banquets are entirely self-funded by the members.